April-May 2005 Report:
(Photograph courtesy Missouri Dept. of Conservation) Baby Bald eaglets demand their food. They won't get their distinctive white head and tail feathers until they are between four and six years old. Fully mature, a Bald Eagle will have a six-foot wingspan and a nest that can weigh up to a ton.
Spring has Sprung.
Babies are Coming.
Migration is in Full-Tilt Boogie --
Successful transplants: Sandhill Crane babies born to parents coaxed by subterfuge to Weeki Wachee, Florida last winter. See October 2003 Report . Photo Courtesy B. Gavin, Glenn Lakes, Florida.
Gulf Shores, Alabama, Spring, 2003. Hummer/Bird Study Group. Just landed: male and female Orchard Orioles.
Nesting Screech Owls, St. Louis, MO. Photo Courtesy Michael Cochran.
Plant for your future and theirs.
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Click here for Acorns to Oaks: How to Grow Your Own Oak Trees (information produced by Johnson County Songbird Project, Iowa City, IA, 52240.
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